What is Falun Gong?

Falun Dafa is a spiritual practice that millions around the world have made a part of their lives. Rooted in Buddhist tradition, it consists of two main components: self-improvement through the study of moral teachings, and gentle meditative exercises.

The belief system of Falun Dafa offers the possibility of spiritual growth through disciplined practice. Its teachings encourage learners to let go of unhealthy attachments as they strive to attune their lives to the underlying qualities of the universe.

People who practice Falun Dafa often find it to be life-changing. Many experience dramatic health benefits as well as newfound energy, mental clarity, and stress relief. More importantly, many feel that in Falun Dafa they have found a deeply rewarding spiritual path.

What People Say

Falun Gong is an entirely peaceful belief system which encourages the highest standards of moral behavior.”
Lord Avebury
House of Lords, UK
Falun Gong is, in my judgment, the single greatest spiritual movement in Asia today. There's nothing that begins to compare with it in courage and importance.
Mark Palmer
Former U.S. Ambassador
I have indeed experienced all the miracles. No matter what your experience or what background you have or what country you are born in, you will benefit from Falun Dafa.
Martin Rubenis
Olympic Athlete
What made Falun Gong stand out from other qigong exercises and meditation practices was a moral system—compassion, truthfulness, and forbearance— unmistakably Buddhist in origin.
Arthur Waldron
Lauder Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Falun Gong has taught me how to be considerate of others and how to improve my relationships by handling conflicts constructively. Above, all, it has taught me how to be a truthful, compassionate and tolerant person in life. “It has given me incredible relaxation, mental clarity, and freedom from stress."
Shiyu Zhou
Ph.D., USA
Being a musician, my surroundings were not the healthiest. And being in the giant current of bad influence, I got into trouble. But when I started practicing Falun Gong, in one month, I just snapped out of all those environmental hazards, alcohol and drugs.
Sterling Campbell
drummer, USA
Throughout my entire life, I had searched for a pure and unblemished way to express myself through my art but couldn’t find it. I was only able to recover my innate purity after I took up Falun Gong. Now, I am able to express the sides of myself that are naturally good and kind.
Zhang Kunlun
Artist, former Professor
Promoting the principles of truthfulness, compassion and forbearance, the practice has found a receptive audience in Canada. I commend the Falun Dafa association for sharing this discipline with fellow Canadians.
Hon. Stephen Harper
former Prime Minister of Canada
I love the ancient Buddhist and Daoist philosophy that is embedded in the teachings of Falun Gong. It has helped me to connect to the universality of ancient wisdom in modern-day life.
Anastasia Lin
Actress, former Miss World Canada
The exercises in the morning make me energized, and at the same time, relaxed and calm, allowing me to take on any difficulties.
Vasilios Zoupounidis
CEO, Entrepreneur
Falun Gong represents the very best of Chinese culture and values.
Irwin Cotler
former Attorney General of Canada
Falun Gong’s teachings broadens my understanding about science, nature, and the universe.
Dr. Wei Biao Wu
Professor of Statistics, University of Chicago
Falun Dafa has brought a totally new perspective to my life. In a world where everyone teaches you to fight back, Falun Dafa has taught me to take a step back and think of others first, which has made me a better person inside out. I know I am not perfect, but every morning when I read Zhuan Falun, I am inspired and determined to work on myself and be a good person.
Pooja Mor
International Fashion Model
The practice of Falun Dafa has truly changed my life. After surviving a near-death accident, I was seeking the purpose of my life. Through the five sets of Falun Dafa exercises and reading the book Zhuan Falun, I was able to find a deeper meaning and purpose to walk my journey of life.
Adi Chakrabarti
Falun Dafa lifted my depression dramatically.
Tysan Dolnyckyj
Fitness Coach
It is difficult to describe the peacefulness one feels and the benefits one receives unless you experience it for yourself. Having true guidance, continually working on yourself, and becoming a better person is priceless. Falun Dafa, to me, is a journey of Elevation. I am finally Awake.
Gabriel Georgiou
Celebrity Hair Stylist